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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—December 3, 2018—According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, the Microwave Transmission market grew 6 percent in the first nine months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. Mobile backhaul expansion drove this growth in India.

“The Microwave Transmission market posted a solid growth in the first nine months of 2018,” stated Jimmy Yu, Vice President at Dell’Oro Group. “This growth was due to solid demand in three principal regions: North America, Europe, and India.  India was especially strong this year, growing 37 percent in the first nine months of the year as operators in the country continued to expand their mobile network with additional LTE capacity,” continued Yu.

Microwave Transmission First 9-Month Revenue Growth

Market RegionGrowth Rate (Year-over-Year)
North America9%
Middle East & Africa-9%
Rest of Asia-1%
Caribbean and Latin America-1%

Additional highlights from 3Q 2018 Quarter Report:

  • Mobile Backhaul is the largest application for point-to-point microwave transmission equipment and grew 9 percent in the first nine months of 2018 to $1.8 billion.
  • The top four manufacturers selling into India were NEC, Huawei, Ceragon, and Ericsson. NEC and Huawei each held just under 30 percent market share for the 9-month period.

About the Report

The Dell’Oro Group Microwave Transmission & Mobile Backhaul Quarterly Report offers complete, in-depth coverage of the market with tables covering manufacturers’ revenue, ports/radio transceivers shipped, and average selling prices by capacities (low, high and E/V Band).  The report tracks point-to-point TDM, Packet, and Hybrid Microwave as well as full indoor and full outdoor unit configurations.  To purchase this report, please contact us at

 About Dell’Oro Group

Dell’Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.  Our firm provides in-depth quantitative data and qualitative analysis to facilitate critical, fact-based business decisions.  For more information, contact Dell’Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit